Topic: The New York Times

The NY Times Can’t Figure Out How Skiers Fit Their Enormous Butts Into Normal Pants

The NY Times Can't Figure Out How Skiers Fit Their Enormous Butts Into Normal Pants

Nothing glorifies physical bodies more than the Olympics, where we see a parade of exceptionally strong athletes with machine like precision and discipline who’ve trained their bodies to do extraordinary feats that most of us can simply dream of from our seat on the couch. It’s awe inspiring to see what humans can do with years of training and hard work, and their bodies are a testament to all that dedication. Apparently, they’re also fodder for an almost 1300-word New York Times article about how Olympians bodies are just too big for jeans–specifically, downhill skiers asses are too big for normal pants. This is going to be hilarious! More »

Gallery: How To Live Without Irony

Gallery: How To Live Without Irony

By now, you have probably read that trollsome New York Times article about how a tiny subset of the population (hipsters) is emblematic of a larger first world problem. (No link on purpose!) As with any time a piece of clickbait like that gets lots of play on the internet, my first impulse was to ignore it and go about my life (which is, ironically, rather enriched by irony), but when I realized many of my Facebook friends had found it “food for thought,” I shot myself in the face realized I’d been doing it wrong all along. My ham-fisted efforts at dressing myself and making my friends laugh were undermining the very fabric of society! In an effort to reform my ways, I’ve compiled a list of handy tips for healthy, happy, irony-free living. I hope you will take them into account as you go about your modern life. #authenticity More »

Creepy Online Glasses Charlatan Brought To Justice

Creepy Online Glasses Charlatan Brought To Justice

Remember that scary online glasses salesman who was profiled in the New York Times last year? The one who sent people fake designer glasses, and then when they bitched, said he knew where they lived and threatened to rape and murder them? And who justified all this by saying it was good for business, yet never managed to move out of Sheepshead Bay? More »